عربي

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See also: عربی‎, عربى‎, غربی, and غربي

Arabic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Relative adjective (nisba) composed of عَرَب(ʿarab, Arabs) +‎ ـِيّ(-iyy).

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

عَرَبِيّ (ʿarabiyym, feminine عَرَبِيَّة(ʿarabiyya), masculine plural عَرَب(ʿarab), feminine plural عَرَبِيَّات(ʿarabiyyāt)

  1. Arab
  2. Arabic
    اللُّغَة الْعَرَبِيَّة‎ ― al-luḡa l-ʿarabiyyathe Arabic language
  3. Arabian
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Noun[edit]

عَرَبِيّ (ʿarabiyym, plural عَرَب(ʿarab), feminine عَرَبِيَّة(ʿarabiyya)

  1. Arab
  2. (colloquial) Arabic (language)
    لَا أَتَكَلَّم عَرَبِي.‎‎ ― lā ʾatakallam ʿarabī.I don't speak Arabic.
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Descendants[edit]
  • Maltese: Għarbi
  • Moroccan Arabic: عربي(ʕarbi)
  • Persian: عربی('arabi)
  • → Hindustani:
    Hindi: अरबी (arabī)
    Urdu: عربی('arabī)

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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

عَرِّبِي (ʿarribī) (form II)

  1. second-person feminine singular active imperative of عَرَّبَ(ʿarraba)

References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “عرب”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic عَرَبِيّ(ʿarabiyy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

عربي (ʕarbi) (feminine عربية(ʕarbiyya), common plural عرب(ʕrab), feminine plural عربيات(ʕarbiyyāt))

  1. Arab

Noun[edit]

عربي (ʕarbim (plural عرب(ʕrab), feminine عربية(ʕarbiyya))

  1. Arab (person)